After so many stormy days this week, we can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the weekend! Here are our picks for fun things to do in Hunterdon County. You can always find even more events by visiting our Calendar. And remember to check out our 2019 Summer Guide!
Flemington Car Show
When: Saturday, June 22 from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Where: Stangl Road, Flemington
Come stroll beautiful historic Stangl Road with your family, friends & neighbors to see one of the nicest variety of Classic Cars you will find anywhere. This week’s show features Mopars and Motorcycles. There will be a DJ spinning classic tunes and live music from The Shackers and Burning Red Sun, plus face painting, a bounce house, and other activities for kids. There will be door prizes and outdoor dining available to car owners and spectators.
Kitten Shower at Tabby’s Place
When: Saturday, June 22 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 1100 US Highway 202, Ringoes
Tabby’s Place, a cage-free, no-kill sanctuary for cats, is holding its 6th Annual Kitten Shower and Adoption Event on Saturday. Festivities will include reduced adoption fees for kittens ($50 rather than the usual $135), playtime with the kittens, tours of Tabby’s Place, and refreshments. The love-filled event is free to attend, but Kitten Shower gifts are much appreciated. In addition to monetary donations, Tabby’s Place kittens need canned kitten food and non-clumping clay kitty litter.
Food & Photography Tour with Sister Cities Food & Shop Tours
When: Saturday, June 22 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce, 77 Bridge Sreet, Lambertville
Are you a foodie who loves to take pictures with your mobile phone, during your culinary adventures? Do your pictures tend to come out blurry, unappealing or just less than you’d hoped for? Join Sister Cities Tours along with Stephen Harris from River Town Photography for tips and techniques to get great pictures of your food. You’ll also sample some of Lambertville & New Hopes exciting restaurants! Tickets for this event are $75 and include a workshop with Stephen Harris, walking tour and tastings at El Tule, Caffe Galleria, Politi’s and Great Barn Taproom. Get tickets here.
Artie’s Bar and Grill Annual Pig Roast
When: Saturday, June 22 from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: 1121 State Route 12, Frenchtown
Enjoy a day of rock n’ roll and country music and great food! Feast on Artie’s famous roasted bbq pork and chicken, sausage and peppers, salads, corn on the cob and more. BabyFace Finster and Big Horse Band will be playing outside and Real to Reel and Dace Bond will be inside. Tickets are $20 and tend to sell out, so buy online now.
Dog Days of Summer Aboard the Black River & Western Railroad
When: Saturday, June 22 at 4:45 p.m.
Where: Stangl Road and State Road 12, Flemington
It’s Cinder the Dog’s first big adventure! Ride to Bowne Station where she’ll meet with Doctor Dave to learn all about the moths, beetles, fireflies and other bugs that spring to life in New Jersey when the weather gets warm.
David Grossmueller, Ph.D, a professional zoologist specializing in insects, will talk with guests about all the tiny wonders that bring life to our beautiful garden state and the role they play in our delicate ecosystem. Ticketed guests who bring their plush Cinder with them to the event will receive a new tag to add to her collar for free! Purchase tickets here.
Bird Walk and Farmer’s Market at Hunterdon Land Trust
When: Sunday, June 23 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: 111 Mine Street, Flemington
Explore the bird habitat of the Hunterdon Land Trust’s Dvoor Farm with a free hour-long bird walk beginning at 8:30 a.m. At 9 a.m., the Farmer’s Market opens with more than 20 local farmers and vendors. There will also be yoga at 9 a.m. and live music from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.